Earlier yesterday, the Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra, AVM Griffiths Evans, and his management team called on John Dramani Mahama to officially invite me to the maiden Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum.
According to John Mahama, security remains paramount in #Africa because if we are to achieve the kind of progress we need in order to create a descent and dignified life for our people, we must have absolute peace for development to take place.
“I have confirmed my participation in the September 04 & 05, 2019 Forum, which is also an honour to our countryman, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan” he added.
The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) provides globally-recognized capacity for international actors on African peace and security through training, education and research to foster peace and stability in Africa
KAIPTC is an ECOWAS-mandated Training Centre of Excellence in Africa. The Centre delivers training courses in Peace Support Operations, Conflict Management and Peace and Security Studies and also runs Masters and PhD programmes in same. The KAIPTC has a world-class research department that undertakes research in thematic areas in Peace and Security. Located in Accra, Ghana, the KAIPTC is an internationally-recognized institution and has till date trained and tutored over 13,600 students since its inception. The center which is located in Accra Ghana has won an International E-learning Award In Germany.